Republican National Lawyers Association | (RNLA)
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Mr. R. Scott Tobin

Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Contributing Member
434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 2800
Raleigh, NC 27601

Phone: 919-755- 8723
Fax: 919-838-3108
Web Site:

Law School: UNC-Chapel Hill (1981)
Foreign Languages: None

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R. Scott Tobin has a wealth of experience as a corporate lawyer and litigator, senior executive and venture capitalist. His career has included roles as President, General Counsel, Principal Financial Officer and Board Member of a publicly traded molecular diagnostics company, CEO of a North Carolina furniture manufacturer, General Counsel to a global software firm, Executive Vice President for Global strategies of a New York Stock Exchange traded communications technology company, Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of a European law firm and Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia. In his current role as a corporate partner in the Raleigh and Atlanta office of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, Mr. Tobin focuses his law practice on the capital and strategic growth needs of lhealthcare and other information technology companies and capital providers. He has also served as North Carolina election counsel to the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

Mr. Tobin has previously been recognized as one of the Top 10 business people to watch in the Triad region of North Carolina, where he served for many years on the board of directors of the Piedmont Entrepreneurial Network. He also has served on the Advisory Board of The Creative Coast Alliance, the entrepreneurial arm of the Savannah Economic Development Authority.

Mr. Tobin received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is past President and Chairman of the UNC School of Law Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors of its Alumni Association.

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